Wednesday, October 29, 2014

HWP: Souls in Purgatory

This Saturday is the Solemnity of All Saints, the first day of November, in which we pray for the souls in purgatory to be welcomed to the glory of their promised inheritance. Stay tuned for the post on Plenary Indulgences that can be gained on their behalf! But for now, we offer this simple...

Prayer for the Souls in Purgatory
O Lord, who art ever merciful and bounteous with Thy gifts, look down upon the suffering souls in purgatory. Remember not their offenses and negligences, but be mindful of Thy loving mercy, which is from all eternity. Cleanse them of their sins and fulfill their ardent desires that they may be made worthy to behold Thee face to face in Thy glory. May they soon be united with Thee and hear those blessed words which will call them to their heavenly home: "Come, blessed of My Father, take possession of the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world."